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Michigan whitewater, Presque Isle

Gogebic county, South Boundary Road to Lake Superior section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS IV-V     1.1 miles
  The South Boundary Road to Lake Superior section of Presque Isle in Gogebic County is 1.1 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class IV-V section of whitewater. The starting point is not too far from Merrill, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you wonít get lost. The beautiful scenery of Michigan and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream have people coming here. The nearby hotels
    are a bit away from the river, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. The sections for whitewater rafting and kayaking here in Michigan are often more forgiving than in other states, so
if you're visiting here do keep in mind that quite a few of the sections in this state are pretty easy. If you're a camper you can camp at one of the great campgrounds nearby. This section is very short so you'd better be prepared to walk your kayak back to put-in a few times. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking there are lots of good places for that around here. This river system is full of great paddling stretches, the South  
Boundary Road to Lake Superior stretch is just one of them. A bit of exercise and a chance to spend some time outdoors will make you glad you came. The river winds through the Gogebic Range and you get great scenery.

Briefly about the general area:
A visit to Porcupine Mountains State Park when you're here at Presque Isle is a magnificent idea, and do put some time aside to spend at Manabezho Falls while you're here at Presque Isle. All year is a great time in the Gogebic Range if you have a thing about the outdoors. Have a great hiking adventure along the Rainbow Falls Trail, and a trip to Manido Falls will fill your soul with perfect feelings.

Presque Isle, South Boundary Road to Lake Superior road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Presque Isle.
 Whitewater Near Presque Isle:
Presque Isle, Gogebic County, 0 miles away
      Class IV-V - 1.1 miles long (South Boundary Road to Lake Superior)
Copper Creek, Gogebic County, 5 miles away
      Class II-IV - 4 miles long (logging road to Presque Isle)
Black River, Gogebic County, 6 miles away
      Class IV-V(V+) - 2.6 miles long (Conglomerate Falls to Lake Superior)
Little Carp River, Ontonagon/Gogebic County, 7 miles away
      Class III-IV - 5.4 miles long (Greenstone Falls trail to Lake Superior)
Presque Isle, Gogebic/Ontonagon County, 7 miles away
      Class III-V - 8.4 miles long (Steigers Bridge to South Boundary Road)
Carp River, Ontonagon/Gogebic County, 8 miles away
      Class IV(V) - 1.7 miles long (above Shining Cloud Falls to Lake Superior)
Black River, Gogebic County, 10 miles away
      Class II-III+ - 7.9 miles long (Narrows Park to Conglomerate Falls)
Planter Creek, Gogebic County, 11 miles away
      Class III-IV - 1.1 miles long (Highway 28 to Wirtanen Road)
Black River, Gogebic County, 11 miles away
      Class II-III - 2.2 miles long (Ramsey to above Gabbro Falls)
Powder Mill Creek, Gogebic County, 12 miles away
      Class II-IV+ - 2 miles long (above Powderhorn Falls to Cty. 513)
 Ski Areas Near Presque Isle:
Blackjack, Michigan , 10 miles away, 465 foot drop, 6 lifts, 20 runs
Indianhead, Michigan , 10 miles away, 638 foot drop, 9 lifts, 23 runs
Big Powderhorn Mountain, Michigan , 12 miles away, 600 foot drop, 10 lifts, 33 runs
Porcupine Mountain, Michigan , 23 miles away, 641 foot drop, 4 lifts, 15 runs
Whitecap Mountain, Wisconsin , 32 miles away, 400 foot drop, 8 lifts, 43 runs
Lutsen, Minnesota , 68 miles away, 1088 foot drop, 10 lifts, 92 runs
Granite Peak, Wisconsin , 86 miles away, 700 foot drop, 8 lifts, 74 runs
Loch Lomond, Ontario , 87 miles away, 750 foot drop, 3 lifts, 14 runs
Ski Brule, Michigan , 94 miles away, 500 foot drop, 11 lifts, 17 runs
 Hotels Near Presque Isle:
AmericInn Ironwood, Ironwood , 17 miles away
Comfort Inn Ironwood, Ironwood , 18 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn Ironwood, Ironwood , 18 miles away
Days Inn Hurley, Hurley , 19 miles away
Lake Of The Torches Resort Casino, Lac du Flambeau , 35 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Presque Isle:
Porcupine Mountains State Park - Presque Isle, Ramsay, 0 miles away
Preque Isle State Campground, Gogebic County, 0 miles away
Black River Harbor, Bessemer, 6 miles away
 Trails Near Presque Isle:
Rainbow Falls Trail, Gogebic , 5 miles away
 Public Lands Near Presque Isle:
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Bayfield - WI , 59 miles away
Grand Portage National Monument, Grand Marais - MN , 61 miles away
Porcupine Mountains State Park, Michigan , 14 miles away
Lake Gogebic State Park, Michigan , 30 miles away
Island Lake, Michigan , 31 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Presque Isle:
Boulder Creek Golf Course, Ironwood , 11 miles away
Gogebic Country Club, Ironwood , 15 miles away
 Lakes Near Presque Isle
McDonald Lake, Gogebic , 16 miles away

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